Facts & Info

photo of George Washington Bridge photographed from underneath, looking up

Opened to traffic
Upper level: October 25, 1931
Lower level: August 29, 1962

Bus Station opened: January 17, 1963

Length of bridge between anchorages: 4,760 feet
Width of bridge: 119 feet
Width of roadway: 90 feet
Height of tower above water: 604 feet
Water clearance at midspan: 212 feet

Number of toll lanes:
Upper level: 12
Lower level: 10
Palisades Interstate Parkway: 7*
* E-ZPass only overnight

2013 Traffic Volumes

Total New York-bound (eastbound) traffic: 49,402,245 vehicles


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